2021 Commencement Information
Academics at Whittier
Whittier College’s 30 academic departments and programs each offer a variety of programming, activities, and organizations to help foster students’ passions.
You don't have to wait until graduation to start building your resume. By combining extra-curricular activities, internships, and fellowships, you'll leave Whittier fully prepared for your first job or graduate school.
Because you can't pick just one or two. The Whittier Scholars Program allows you to combine courses across disciplines and subjects to design a major customized to your interests.
Students who thrive on learning and absorbing as much knowledge as possible really find their niche here. Discovery, research, and the creation of knowledge are embedded into a Whittier College education.
Whittier College offers students interested in advanced studies in the health sciences, physical therapy, and engineering to take part in special advising programs, as well as participate in cooperative programs with affiliate universities or professional schools.
Maker spaces. Discover your talents.
For decades, Whittier College has sponsored study abroad opportunities and placed qualified students in locations all over the globe and is a national leader in diversity abroad.
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